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Forbes Agency Council


About Forbes Agency Council

Forbes Agency Council is an invitation-only membership community for senior executives, owners, and founders of successful agencies.

Forbes Agency Council is a fee-based membership organization with approximately 2,500 to 5,000 members. Its members and headquarters are distributed throughout the world, as it is a fully remote organization.

Forbes Agency Council is part of a broader collective of membership organizations called Forbes Councils

Forbes Agency Council offers publishing privileges to its members. These privileges include featured mentions in agency-focused articles, as well as full bylined articles written by its members in their area of agency management and leadership expertise. 

This organization offers networking opportunities via regular virtual events, and private community groups accessible through its member portal website and mobile app. 

In order to be eligible for Forbes Agency Council, you must be an owner or senior-level executive at a successful public relations, media, creative, marketing, or advertising agency. Additionally, your agency must generate a minimum of $1,000,000 in annual revenue, or have a minimum of $1,000,000 in financing

In order to be considered for Forbes Agency Council, qualified candidates must either apply for consideration, or be referred by existing members. Meeting the minimum requirements alone does not guarantee an invitation to join the organization. Qualified applicants will be screened by a selection committee. If approved, applicants will receive an invitation to join Forbes Agency Council. 

An annual fee in the range of $2,500 to $5,000 will be due at the time of joining the organization. 

The organization’s members work at an array of agencies, most notably: Hawke Media and WPROMOTE.

Notable Member Companies

Members of Forbes Agency Council belong to some of these companies.

Forbes Agency Council Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

2,500 - 5,000

HQ Location


Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$2,500 - $5,000

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